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Star Poker Summer Series Is Just Around The Corner

Posted at 10:10 2012-09-26 by Matthew Pitt

September has almost come to an end and that not only means there are less than three months until Christmas, but also that the 2012 Star Poker Summer Series is just around the corner. This year's series will kick off on Nov. 28 and run all the way through until Dec. 09 and during that time there will be 10 championship events taking place, including the eagerly anticipated $5,000 Main Event.

Kicking off proceedings is the $330 No LimitHold'em event that will see players start with 10,000 chips and play to a 40-minute clock. This particular event will be played to the repechage format, meaning players who bust out can re-enter on the next available starting flight.

Other highlights of the schedule include a No Limit Hold'em Semi Shootout ($550), a teams event, a six-handed tournament, a turbo tournament, the aforementioned Main Event and an exclusive $10,500 High Roller event.

Last year's Main Event attracted 164 players, each of whom enjoyed a generous overlay thanks to the $1,000,000 guarantee not being met. It was Andy Lee who took down the 2011 Main Event at The Star casino, his prize was a bankroll-boosting $270,000 that he was awarded for defeating Tom Rafferty heads-up. The 2012 edition of this fantastic tournament will not sport a guarantee but a huge prize pool is still expected to be generated; we do not have long to wait to discover its size.

2012 Star Poker Summer Series Schedule

*DateTimeTournamentBuy-inStarting StackClock
Wed 28 Nov18:15Opening Event NLH Flight 1$300+$3010,00040-mins
Thu 29 Nov18:15Opening Event NLH Flight 2$300+$3010,00040-mins
Fri 30 Nov12:30Opening Event NLH Flight 2$300+$3010,00040-mins
Fri 30 Nov22:00Late Night Poker NLH$450+$508,00025-mins
Sun 2 Dec12:30Poker Media Australia $1k Special$1,000+$10015,00040-mins
Mon 3 Dec12:30Semi Shootout NLH$500+$5010,00030-mins
Tue 4 Dec12:30Pot Limit Omaha$1,000+$10010,00040-mins
Tue 4 Dec18:30Teams NLH$400+$4010,00040-mins
Wed 5 Dec12:30Six-handed NLH$600+$6010,00025-mins
Thu 6 Dec18:15Summer Series Main Event Flight 1$4,750+$25030,00090-mins
Fri 7 Dec12:30Summer Series Main Event Flight 2$4,750+$25030,00090-mins
Sun 9 Dec12:30Turbo NLH$400+$406,00020-mins
Sun 9 Dec16:00High Rollers NLH$10,000+$50020,00045-mins

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